Consumerism Quotes SMS Collection

There must be more to life than

There must be more to life than having everything!  ~Maurice Sendak

Growth for the sake of growth is

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.  ~Edward Abbey

Who covets more is evermore a slave

Let’s live with that small pittance that we have; Who covets more, is evermore a slave.  ~Robert Herrick

To perceive christmas through its wrappings becomes

To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.  ~Elwyn Brooks White

The only reason a great many american

The only reason a great many American families don’t own an elephant is that they have never been offered an elephant for a dollar

He who buys what he does not

He who buys what he does not need steals from himself.  ~Author Unknown

You can never get enough of what

You can never get enough of what you don’t need to make you happy.  ~Eric Hoffer

Nature provides a free lunch but only

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.  ~William Ruckelshaus, Business Week, 18 June 1990

Forethought and temperance are the virtues which

Forethought and temperance are the virtues which produced thrift, and with thrift the economic progress of society.  And those are the virtues which today

How do you take a medium seriously

How do you take a medium seriously when it is so laced with high decibel reminders to run right out to your supermarket, your

Be glad that youre greedy the national

Be glad that you’re greedy; the national economy would collapse if you weren’t.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966CSN

Us consumers and industry dispose of enough

U.S. consumers and industry dispose of enough aluminum to rebuild the commercial air fleet every three months; enough iron and steel to continuously supply

The poverty of our century is unlike

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other.  It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but

Mammon n the god of the worlds

Mammon, n.:  The god of the world’s leading religion.  ~Ambrose Bierce